VAPO has over 10 years of experience with manufacturing and repairing valve cylinders, riser tensioners cylinders, spud hoist cylinders and skidding cylinders for cutter suction dredgers, split hoppers and hopper suction dredgers. The extreme circumstances in the dredging industry requires high quality products that are manufactured in line with the certification standards. VAPO is the specialist and competent to quickly provide you with certified cylinders.

We do that via

  • Authority to reassess
  • Perfect tracibility of our production process
  • Calculations according to the certification standards

Besides manufacturing VAPO also provides repair activities for this kind of cylinders. Repair is handled in the same way as new built projects: materials are traceable, certificates for new parts are run by authority parties and when necessary an acceptance test is scheduled. All new and repaired cylinders are executed in alignment with the rules of the involved third party, like Bureau Veritas, Lloyds Register, DNV, GL of ABS.


  • Certified cylinders
  • Cylinders with positioning systems
  • Cylinders with eindeloopschakelaars
  • Oil & gas cylinders
  • Piston accumulators
  • Offshore cylinders
  • Manifolds
  • Explosion & Safety hydraulics
  • Assembly and piping

Get in touch with our team

Would you like to get more information about our activities in the dredging industry? Please contact us directly on +32 56 50 11 16 or send us a message:

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